Job Search Tips

FROM A FORMER JOB SEARCH CONSULTANT: 50 POSTS IN 50 DAYS

JOB SEARCH TIP #2: Create a plan and work your plan.

JOB SEARCH TIP #3: Have a coach.

JOB SEARCH TIP #4: Skills + Interests = Strengths.

JOB SEARCH TIP #5: Don’t take what you do well for granted.

JOB SEARCH TIP #6: Do your homework.

JOB SEARCH TIP #7: If you have a job, please help out.

JOB SEARCH TIP #8: It’s a holiday. Those can be stressful. Take care.

JOB SEARCH TIP #9: Are employee survey results in the lobby?

JOB SEARCH TIP #10: Do you get a kick?

JOB SEARCH TIP #11: Think carefully about your online presence.

JOB SEARCH TIP #12: Biggest mistakes job seekers make.

JOB SEARCH TIP #13: Bill changed industries. So can you.

JOB SEARCH TIP #14: Prepare the folks who will give you references.

JOB SEARCH TIP #15: Hate practicing for an interview? Do it anyway.

JOB SEARCH TIP #16: Watch your words, you know?

JOB SEARCH TIP #17: You may wear as mask, but that doesn’t mean you’re hiding.

JOB SEARCH TIP #18: It seems like this takes forever! The psychology of waiting.

JOB SEARCH TIP #19: Snail mail differentiates.

JOB SEARCH TIP #20: Never lie, but don’t be “aw shucks” either.

JOB SEARCH TIP #21: Use your network to learn about a potential employer.

JOB SEARCH TIP #22: “Temp to Perm” as a job search strategy.

JOB SEARCH TIP #23: After you land, look for a mentor.

JOB SEARCH TIP #24: What are “transferrable skills” and why should I care?

JOB SEARCH TIP #25: Tell stories with happy endings.

JOB SEARCH TIP #26: What if you don’t have a “preferred skill”?

JOB SEARCH TIP #27: The objective of a cover letter and resume is…

JOB SEARCH TIP #28: You have a job and want a different job where you work…

JOB SEARCH TIP #29: It’s my birthday! Let’s talk about ageism in the job search.

JOB SEARCH TIP #30: “Step on a crack…” and other attitudes that will hurt your search.

JOB SEARCH TIP #31: You’ve landed your job. Things aren’t great. Be awesome anyway.

JOB SEARCH TIP #32: What you learn after you know it all.

JOB SEARCH TIP #33: Start or join a job search group.

JOB SEARCH TIP #34: One Job Search Size Does Not Fit All.

JOB SEARCH TIP #35: “In the Zone”—when does time fly for you?

JOB SEARCH TIP #36: Answering the “Weaknesses” Interview Question.

JOB SEARCH TIP #37: Tell them what you’ve learned.

JOB SEARCH TIP #38: Help the “Resume Computer” fall in love with you.

JOB SEARCH TIP #39: Different resumes tell different stories—the functional resume. 

JOB SEARCH TIP #40: Cover Letter Magic—Connecting Dots.

JOB SEARCH TIP #41: Is their mission statement just expensive wallpaper?

JOB SEARCH TIP #42: You have your new job– don’t stop networking.

JOB SEARCH TIP #43: You’re embarrassed, maybe angry. That’s okay. Let’s figure this out.

JOB SEARCH TIP #44: Let the Johari Window inform your job search.

JOB SEARCH TIP #45: Is the grass always greener on the other side? Looking at other opportunities.

JOB SEARCH TIP #46: Maybe the recruiter was having a bad day, or maybe it’s a sign of something bigger.

JOB SEARCH TIP #47: Can they tell you about their culture in 100 words or less?

JOB SEARCH TIP #48: Work “on your search”, not “in your search”.

JOB SEARCH TIP #49: The ten biggest job interview mistakes.

 

 

 

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